The new year is upon us, and as a Friday afternoon farewell to 2013, check out this astonishingly fast-paced recap of the newsmakers that dominated headlines over the last 12 months.
Roads & Kingdoms
Soccer and Tear Gas An amateur team in Turkish Kurdistan competes against a backdrop of police violence and a moribund peace process.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Josh Keating read about making music in the Anthropocene and journeyed into the heart of coding darkness.
Big Doctor Is Watching How your fitness tracker could increase your health insurance costs someday.